Sustainable practice isn’t something that’s nice to do — it is the standard for us. Since we only have one liveable planet, we are committed to playing our part in preserving the environment.
Sadly, these options come at a premium which make it unviable for many businesses who operate a price-based selling model. This is not our model.
At The Mindful Gift we have made it our purpose to provide our customers an E2E gift offering that is completely sustainable. From our products, our shipping service to our packaging. We have put our hearts in every part of the journey.
Here is what we are doing to lower our impact on the environment.
Our boxes are manufactured in Australia using 80% recycled materials and are 100% recyclable. No tape or glue is used to assemble these boxes. They are not dyed or covered in wax, so no nasties! You can reuse the box as it is sturdy and durable or you can put it straight into your recycling bin.
Our box filling is made from food grade shredded paper and all you have to do is put the paper shreds into a compost bin along with other food waste so they can break down. Or you can check how your specific council treats shredded paper. Some can, and do recycle it, or allow it in the green waste bin!
Our boxes are wrapped with natural jute twine that is compostable! If you don't have a compost bin you can just put it in your green waste bin as it is biodegradable.
Our stickers are fully biodegradable and compostable. The paper used is FSC certified and acid free and printed using soy based inks. Just remove them and put in them in your green waste bin, or compost.
Our mailer bags are made from home-compostable materials, mainly corn starch and PBAT. To compost them at home, it’s best to remove any labels, cut them up and place in your compost bin. These will completely break down within 90 - 120 days in a home-compostable environment - sometimes even sooner! The best part is that they still break down in landfill. However, due to the nature of the landfill process, this will still add to methane production and take longer, about 2 years. That's why it's important you compost the mailers to take full advantage of the environmental benefits.
- Our postcard insert is made using recycled material and is 100% recyclable.
- Our tissue paper is 'acid free' tissue paper and is not recyclable at the moment, but we are working on it! This goes in your normal rubbish bin.